Resources for Healthcare Providers
Communicable Disease Reporting
- Guide to the Michigan Communicable Disease Rules - Also Known As Brick Book
- List of Required Reportable Communicable Diseases in Michigan
- Michigan's Communicable Disease Rules
- Michigan Disease Surveillance System (MDSS)
- Communicable Disease Reporting and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Muskegon County Communicable Disease Data
- Acute Flaccid Myelitis
Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)
Nationally there has been an increase in reported acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) cases since August 2018. Clinicians are encouraged to maintain vigilance for AFM among all age groups and to report patients with acute onset of flaccid limb weakness. Reporting of cases will help states and CDC monitor the occurrence of AFM and better understand factors associated with this illness.
- Job Aid for Clinicians - How to send info about a suspected case to the health department
- AFM Fact Sheet
Laboratories and healthcare providers in Michigan must report HIV diagnostic test results (“a test result that indicates that the test subject is HIV infected”) to the state or local health department within 7 days of receiving the test result.
Vaccine for Uninsured or Underinsured
- Documenting a Refusal to Consent to Vaccination
- Rules for Claiming Nonmedical and Medical Waivers for Immunizations
- Immunization Nurse Education
- Michigan Vaccine Information Statements
- MDHHS Division of Immunization - Quick Look Handouts
The CDC uses a reference level of 5 micrograms per deciliter to identify children who have been exposed to lead and who require case management.
Lyme disease is the most commonly reported tick-borne disease in Michigan. Lyme disease infected ticks have been identified in 34 of Michigan’s 83 counties.